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  1. 1. Birth Defects<br />By De’laya Davis<br />Period 1st<br />
  2. 2. A:<br />Alcohol <br />Smoking<br />Illegal Drugs<br />Genetics<br />
  3. 3. B: <br />There’s no known safety amount of alcohol to drink while your pregnancy. No safety time to drink during pregnancy and there no known safety kind of alcohol to drink. The type of any kind of level of alcohol have not been proven safety like wine, beer, wine cooler, and liquor<br />
  4. 4. C:<br />They consumption or consume the beverage of alcohol like soda.<br />Some woman don’t know their pregnant until they got to the doctors or they find out until a few months or weeks later <br />
  5. 5. D:<br />Chronic because the exposure to alcohol goes through the women’s blood screen into the placenta to the baby then enters the fetal circulations and through the baby umbilical cord. Alcohol is exposure to pregnancy during different times in can cause damages to any part of the brain or organs <br />
  6. 6. E:<br />Alcohol can cause serious problems to babies while being development in the mommy belles. Their different types like Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), Alcohol Related Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ARND) and Alcohol Related Birth Defect (ARBD). <br />
  7. 7. F:<br />The symptoms are :<br />Abnormal facial features, such as a smooth ridge between the nose and upper lip (this ridge is called the philtrum)<br />Small head size<br />Shorter-than-average height <br />Low body weight<br />Poor coordination<br />Hyperactive behavior <br />Difficulty paying attention<br />Poor memory<br />Difficulty in school (especially with math)<br />Learning disabilities<br />Speech and language delays<br />Intellectual disability or low IQ<br />Poor reasoning and judgment skills<br />Sleep and sucking problems as a baby<br />
  8. 8. F:<br />Vision or hearing problems<br />Problems with the heart, kidneys, or bones <br />There is no medication or treatment or even a cure of any sort for the disabilities for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) but early intervention can help treat your child services to improve your child’s development. There are many different types of treatments options like medication to help out with so of the symptoms and many others things that can help out with your child. NO one kind of treatment is right for your child or any bodies else child. Good treatment are plan while in which include monitoring your child, follow-ups on your child , and changes that are needed along the way for your child.<br />
  9. 9. G<br />The government haves control over the alcohol beverages. In you must be 21 years old and over to purchase alcohol at local store like ABC store. They have labels that help with telling pregnant women what's good or not to drink. They helped with alcoholism and more.<br />
  10. 10. H:<br />The way they reduce the exposure was they cut back the age you can get alcohol and you must pride your ID.<br />
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  13. 13. Bibliography<br />"Center of Disease Control and Prevention." N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Feb 2011<br />"Childern Hospital." N.p., Oct. 31,2006. Web. 5 Feb 2011<br />"Medicine Net." MedicineNet, 5/14/2008. Web. 5 Feb 2011. <br />Shu, Jennifer. Baby & Child Health. Dk Pub, 2006. Print. <br />Sheen, Barbara. Birth Defects. 2005. Print. <br />Iannucci, Lisa. Birth Defects. Enslow Pub Inc, 2000. Print. <br />